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. she is from petaluma and last seen at lake tahoe community clj in south lake tahoe. john alston is live where he spoke to her worried family. john? >> reporter: and carolyn, some of alyssa burns' friends are on their way to pass out fliers and her father has been there all day working with police who are tracing her movements over the past few days. >> i just want her home. her father and i just want her home. >> reporter: the new year has done nothing but stress and worry. she hasn't been seen or heard from since midnight on new year's eve. she was in south lake tahoe for snow globe, a three-day music festival that attracts thousands of partiers. a friend says she suddenly and quietly disappeared from the group at 11:30 on monday night. >> but that new year's eve she didn't say a word. she basically left and she called me and i called her back and she was on the bus back to the hotel. >> reporter: by phone she said she was going back to the horizon where the friends were staying. he says he returned about 12:30 a.m. >> once we got back to the room we noticed she wasn't there. w
felt thanks for everyone's efforts to find her. abc7 news reporter john alston is live at casa grande high school in petaluma. john some. >> carolyn, the candles continue to burn at the school and people are still stoping by to pay their reports. earlier this whole area was packed, and what made this vigil so powerful and poignant were all of the people and the near complete silence. for more than an hour, the crowd of a hundred stood there and barely said a word. toward the end alyssa burn's brother got up to thank everyone. >> all we need to focus on is moving forward and just healing, but we need to focus on the healing. from the bottom of my heart and the bo the tom of my family's heart i want to say thank you. >> thank you. >> they came to casa grande high school where she graduated in 2011, gathering next to the field where she played lacrosse with so many of her friends. >> shooy was a great person to be around and someone who could brighten any party. she was the life of petaluma's party. she was wonderful. she was great. >> reporter: throughout the evening waves of people app
there is another unintended consequence you need to know about. >> i'm john alston in thap paw where 200 people are discussing what to do about gun violence in america. >> and the neighborhood squabble over wild turkeys. why one group says they must be moved. >> and here is what i coming up on jimmy kimmle live right after this newscast. >> good times, guys. tonight music from no doubt and jennifer aniston will be giving me a haircut. >> that's right. >> is there anyway you can make me look like george clooney? >> it is a haircut, jimmy. it is not surgery. >> jimmy kimmle live starts at his new time at 11:35 tonight right after us. abc7 n >>> passions ran high after several gun forums in the bay area. these were triggered by the elementary school shooting in connecticut and hundreds of people with differing opinions on gun rights filled napa city hall. john alston joins us there live. john? >> carolyn, it wrapped up a short time ago. it was billed as a chance for the local congressman to hear from citizens about ways to stop gun violence, but also to deal with issues like mental health programs
this afternoon at 4:00 with details on the investigation that no one else has. john alston spoke with kevin's mother and brother. >> kevin, colin's mother said the family would have performed some form of closure -- preferred some form of closure. the bones indicate they were from an animal, but a final determination has to be made. police finally left the home after an all day search for the body of kevin collins. the boy's mother getting calls and e-mails of support. >> partly relief it is animal bones. partly sorry it is not closure. especially for my children and my grandchildren. >> only abc7 news was here this morning as san francisco police and the fbi began their search of the basement. a cadaver-sniffing dog detected something in the floor and city crews tore up a portion of the concrete discovering some bones. sources with knowledge of the investigation tell abc7 news they think a resident who once lived in the lower flat may have kidnapped the boy. homicide inspectors were eyeing the backyard of the home at least a month ago looking from an adjacent porch and taking pictures from
brother who gave his heart felt thanks for everyone's efforts to find her. abc7 news reporter john alston is live at casa grande high school in petaluma. john some. >> carolyn, the candles continue to burn at the school and people are still stoping by to pay their reports. earlier this whole area was packed, and what made this vigil so powerful and poignant were all of the people and the near complete silence. for more than an hour, the crowd of a hundred stood there and barely said a word. toward the end alyssa burn's brother got up to thank everyone. >> all we need to focus on is moving forward and just healing, but we need to focus on the healing. from the bottom of my heart and the bo the tom of my family's heart i want to say thank you. >> thank you. >> they came to casa grande high school where she graduated in 2011, gathering next to the field where she played lacrosse with so many of her friends. >> shooy was a great person to be around and someone who could brighten any party. she was the life of petaluma's party. she was wonderful. she was great. >> reporter: throughout the even
tahoe. john alston is live where he spoke to her worried family. john? >> reporter: and carolyn, some of alyssa burns' friends are on their way to pass out fliers and her father has be woh police who are tracing her movements over the past few days. >> i just want her home. her father and i just want her home. >> reporter: the new year has done nothing but stress and worry. she hasn't been seen or heard from since midnight on new year's eve. she was in south lake tahoe for snow globe, a three-day music festival that attracts thousands of partiers. a friend says she suddenly and quietly disappeared from the group at 11:30 on monday night. >> but that new year's eve she didn't say a word. she basically left and she called me and i called her back and she was on the bus back to the hotel. >> reporter: by phone she said she was going back to the horizon where the friends were staying. he says he returned about 12:30 a.m. >> once we got back to the room we noticed she wasn't there. we were@calling her back to back and back to back. >> reporter: back in petaluma her parents stopped get any
to know about. >> i'm john alston in thap paw where 200 people are discussing what to do about gun violence in america. >> and the neighborhood squabble over wild turkeys. why one group says they must be moved. >> and here is what is coming up on jimmy kimmle live right after this newscast. >> good times, guys. tonight music from no doubt and jennifer aniston will be giving me a haircut. >> that's right. >> is there anyway you can make me look like george clooney? >> it is a haircut, jimmy. it is not surgery. >> jimmy kimmle live starts at his new time at 11:35 tonight right after us. abc7 news at 11: hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios several gun forums in the bay area. these were triggered by the elementary school shooting in connecticut and hundreds of people with differing opinions on gun rights filled napa city hall. john alston joins us there live. john? >> carolyn, it wrapped up
, john alston, abc news. >> thank you. >>> abc7 news reporter vic lee first broke this story this afternoon. it is also part of an investigation the abc7 news eye team. we will bring you coverage of the collins investigation. you can also get updates on abc7 news.com and twitter abc7 news bay area. >>> now to the super bowl and it is media day. randy moss made headlines with a less than modest statements about his place in football history. >>abc7 news sports director is live at the superdome with that story and the rest of our super bowl coverage from the big easy. larry? >> hi, carolyn. you don't usually get any breaking news during super bowl media day. we actually had 2 significant stories today. one vai vens -- one ravens line backer saying he didn't take performance enhanced substances and the other was as you mentioned randy moss who said he is not happy at all with his role on the 49ers. i guess the surprise with moss was that he waited all season before discussing this, but he has not been pleased with a limited opportunity that he has had. moss also proclaimed himse
. it is a trip that will cost you thousands of dollars anyway you do it. abc7 news reporter john alston is live with the story. john? >> city hall is decked out in team colors. they had fewer than 13,000 super bowl tickets. and after a lottery an undisclosed number went to season ticket holders. with the nfc championship game out of the way, the upcoming super bowl has become a tale of two talmadges. joe senior, a season ticket holder for 37 years lucked out today and got the e-mail he was hoping for, a chance to buy two super bowl tickets at face value, $950 a pop. >> but the flights arrangements have been made. the whole thing probably per person will cost about $5,000. >> his son, joe junior, did not get picked by the 49ers in the lottery. >> they do their best. i think they can always do more. but just my having the opportunity to go, the team going to the super bowl, if you are lucky enough to get selected, then that's a plus. >> for fans who didn't get picked in the lottery, on-line tickets are running from $2,000 to more than $6,000 apiece. an entire stadium suite is listed at $140,000.
ready for the big game. john alston continues team coverage. he joined the tailgate party at candlestick park. john? >> the party has started. so as the traffic outside candlestick park. everybody is jammed up celebrating the victory. this is what it looked like a short time ago. loud fireworks shooting from the top of candlesticks and they move on towards a possible superbowl game. they figured it was going to beat the traffic and savor the victory for the 49ers. >> i'm happy we won. we need to get through next week. >> kind of touch and go. >> it was tough at beginning. but kaepernick came back. >> reporter: we're in the traffic mess. there were untold number of arrests. i think people are drinking here tonight. >> ama: i think you would be right, john. thousands of fans get around the bay area tonight. bart has delayed its track work in the transbay tube. it should have started at 8:00. delays up to ten minutes through sunday afternoon. >> not all niner fans had to travel far to watch the game. sergio quintana joins fans at kezar pub. >> if you could not get a ticket to candlestick pa
lesson in dublin. john alston spoke with her parents and he is live with the latest on the case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along the route she was thought to have followed when she vanished. in the group was her twin brother, now 37 years old. >> hopefully someone who knows something will see it and will see that even after 24 years it is still the same whether it is 24 days or 24 months or 24
was last seen on this date in 1989 on her way to an ice skating lesson in dublin. john alston spoke with her parents and he is live with the latest on the case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along the route she was thought to have followed when she vanished. in the group was her twin brother, now 37 years old. >> hopefully someone who knows something will see it and will see that even after 24 ye
of what he will introduce and so does the nra which has issued a strike. john alston is here with the story. >> the president promised he would act quickly to come up with a plan. he put vice president biden in charge of his task force, and now we will learn the specific. >> a month after the connecticut school masacre president obama will unveil his plan to fight gun violence. one member on his side is san mateo democrat jackie spear who met with vice president biden yesterday. >> i think the president has made it clear he wants an assault weapon ban renewed. he wants a ban on magazines that are high capacity. and we absolutely have to have a universal criminal background check. >> that means guaranteed background checks when people buy weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> why would we want to continue to have an environment that we do here in this country and not so much in california, but in the country our 40% of the guns purchased don't have a background check. >> the group responsible citizens of california sees the president's plan as an attack on the second a
he will introduce and so does the nra which has issued a strike. john alston is here with the story. >> the president promised he would act quickly to come up with a plan. he put vice president biden in charge of his task force, and now we will learn the specific. >> a month after the connecticut school masacre president obama will unveil his plan to fight gun violence. one member on his side is san mateo democrat jackie spear who met with vice president biden yesterday. >> i think the president has made it clearan an assault weapon ban renewed. he wants a ban on magazines that are high capacity. and we absolutely have to have a universal criminal background check. >> that means guaranteed background checks when people buy weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> why would we want to continue to have an environment that we do here in this country and not so much in california, but in the country our 40% of the guns purchased don't have a background check. >> the group responsible citizens of california sees the president's plan as an attack on the second amendment. >> the focus
a strike. john alston is here with the story. >> the president promised he would act quickly to come up with a plan. he put vice president biden in charge of his task force, and now we will learn the specific. >> a month after the connecticut school masacre president obama will unveil his plan to fight gun violence. one member on his side is san mateo democrat jackie spear who met with vice president biden yesterday. >> i think the president has made it clear he wants an assault weapon ban renewed. he wants a ban on magazines that are high capacity. and we absolutely have to have a universal criminal background check. >> that means guaranteed background checks when people buy weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> why would we want to continue to have an environment that we do here in this country and not so much in california, but in the country our 40% of the guns purchased don't have a background check. >> the group responsible citizens of california sees the president's plan as an attack on the second amendment. >> the focus should be on the behaviors of the individual who ch
francisco, john alston, abc7 news. >> th>>> the last we've heard is that the driver of the car that was hit is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. police say he happened to be in the path of another car that was speeding away from officers who made a traffic stop. >>> a man has been found dead after being swept out to the ocean by a huge wave in marin county. the man and woman were walking their dog along point reyes yesterday afternoon. a massive wave hit them knocking the woman deep into the water. ogn the dog wase to pull her swept in. when the man tried to rescue the dog he was swept away by a fast-moving current. the dog managed to swim back to shore. sky 7hd followed the search by local coast guard crews. after four hours they pulled the man's body from the water. >>> hundreds of people turned out in fremont to offer prayers and express their anger over the gang rape and murder of a young woman in india. abc7 news reporter alan wopping will have that -- alan wang will have that story for us in a moment. >>> a well-known television personality appears on air just week
francisco, john alston, abc7 news. >> thank you. >>> the last we've heard is that the driver of the car that was hit is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. police say he happened to be in the path of another car that was speeding away from officers who made a traffic stop. >>> a man has been found dead after being swept out to the ocean by a huge wave in marin county. the man and woman were walking their dog along point reyes yesterday afternoon. a massive wave hit them knocking the woman deep into the water. the man was able to pull her free, but then the dog was swept in. when the man tried to rescue the dog he was swept away by a fast-moving current. the dog managed to swim back to shore. sky 7hd followed the search by local coast guard crews. after four hours they pulled the man's body from the water. >>> hundreds of people turned out in fremont to offer prayers and express their anger over the gang rape and murder of a young woman in india. abc7 news reporter alan wopping will have that -- alan wang will have that story for us in a moment. >>> a well-known televis
as well. last year fans went home disappointed. not today. john alston is live in north beach where the celebrations continue. reporter: a walk through north expweech you'll hear a combination of cheers orgrowns, depending on how the game was progressing. people are still milling about here on the sidewalk, self operating -- celebrating the victory. >> the exact moment of victory at the boardroom niners bar in north beach. it was white-knuckle time but worth the wait. >> go niners. it's about time. i remember the 80s growing up. didn't prert it. now it's time. go 49ers. woo. >> not every fan packed into a local bar. they also packed into houses and apartments, to cheer on the niners. >> they spilled from the living room to the dining room at this place. what they didn't do is spill the toast to their niners. >> the niners, and then a world series resell briggs party for the d recelebration party for the niners. >> i feel white atlanta had an average, the niners will come back after halftime. >> right below this party the line was out the door at the final final bar with fans trying
over to north beach. >> larry: john alston has the face paint. how is it going? reporter: watching football is very tough work, and the work day is not over yet. fans are now watching the ravens-patriots game, secure in the knowledge their team is already in. [cheering] >> may have been a few thousand miles away here in san francisco but felt they were part of the team that made it to the super bowl. the jam-packed boardroom niners bar, north beach, erupted when the clock hit zero. maybe it's team pride or the alcohol talking but here come the bold predictions. >> niners are starting a new regime. starting in 2013. we're going to win five super bowls in the next six years. that's all i'm saying. >> renee zeller of suitesserland was impressed. >> great, awesome, never seen that before. good look at soccer in europe, but this kind of soccer football is much better. reporter: they were out the door at the final bar, and little did they know there was an enemy in their midst. >> i have to be honest, i want the falcons to win. they're ahead 17 right now. >> don't say that too loudly. >>
and bars. john alston joined the celebration as the niners claimed victory. [ cheers and applause ] >> they may have been a few thousand miles away from san francisco but they felt part of the team that just made it all the way to the superbowl. the jam packed board room niners bar erupted, here come the bold predictions. >> niners ar starting a new regime starting in 2013 we're going to win about five superbowls in the next six years. >> and he was impressioned. >> it's unbelievable. never seen that before. we love soccer in europe but this kind of soccer football is much better. >> they were out the door cal hollow and there was an be enemy in the midst. >> had i to be honest. >> don't say that too loudly. >> you don't blast me. >> it didn't look good for the niners and some of these fans had more than team spirited on the line. >> 49ers by four or more points, $500 on the four pointed side. >> up at tahoe. >> it's an online bet. so it's on. >> last year the season was over for the niners but wait till next year became a reality. >> niners new stadium is expected to open for the
packers. mike shumann will have much more later in sports. right any ears abc7 news reporter john alston with fan reaction from candlestick park. >> it feels the moment that niners fans had waited for. >> yeah, baby! more, baby! >> fans streamed out of candlestick, finally relieved they broke free from the back and forth early in the game. >> colin kaepernick started out slow but he redeemed himself, came back. >> green bay counts seem to escape good-natured ribbing during interviews. >> they had the enter game plan, executed better. kind of disappointing. >> we have cheese and wine and you can join us. >> just disappointed we came out to support aaron rodgers. >> and it's not working out well for you? >> yeah. i'm really bummed. it was a first half and we had a lot of fun going to the game but in the end we couldn't hold it out. >> this is a full day for san francisco police who congius indicated thousands of dollars of nfl bootlegged merchandise, which is big business especially during playoff games. and they also posed as fans of both teams hoping to catch those going too far with the
in the snow with no apparent signs of trauma. abc7 news reporter john alston takes us to the high school where alisa's brother thanked everyone who helped find her. >> for more than an hour the crowd of 100 stood there and barely said a word. toward the end alyssa burns brother got up to thank everyone. >> all we need to focus on is moving forward and just healing. we need to focus on the healing. so from the bottom of my heart and from the bottom of my family's heart, i just want to say thank you. >> thank you. thank you. >> she graduated from this high school in 2011, gathering next to the field where she played lacrosse with so many of her friends. >> she was a great person to be around and someone who could brighten up any party, who was the life of petaluma's party. she was wonderful. she was great. >> throughout the evening waves of people approached the fence to place a candle or a memento or to simply write a kind word like your light and smile live on. >> usually i give flowers for someone's birthday. i've never had to do something like this for losing someone so it's really hard. nev
news reporter john alston with fan reaction from candlestick park. >> yeah, baby! more, baby! >> fans streamed out of candlestick, finally relieved they broke free from the back and forth early in the game. >> colin kaepernick started out slow but he redeemed himself, came back. >> green bay fans were gracious in their loss but couldn't escape good-natured ribbing in the interviews. >> they had the better game plan, executed better. kind of disappointing. >> we have cheese and wine and you can join us. >> all right! >> just disappointed we came out to support aaron rodgers. >> and it's not working out well for you? >> yeah. i'm really bummed. it was a really good first half and we had a lot of fun going to the game. candlestick park is a lot of fun burks in the end we couldn't hold it out. >> this is a full day for san francisco police who confiscated thousands of dollars of nfl bootlegged merchandise, which is big business especially during playoff games. undercover officers also posed as fans for both teams, hoping to catch unruly people going too far with their rivalry. this was a
is going to have a lot more later in sports. but right now here's abc7 news reporter john alston with fan reaction from candlestick. [horn] >> it was the moment that niners fans had waited for. >> yeah, baby! more, baby! >> fans streamed out of candlestick, finally relieved they broke free from the back and forth early in the game. >> colin kaepernick started out slow but he redeemed himself, came back. >> green bay fans were gracious in their loss but couldn't escape good-natured ribbing in the interviews. >> they had the better game plan, executed better. kind of disappointing. >> we have cheese and wine and you can join us. >> just disappointed we came out to support aaron rodgers. >> and it's not working out well for you? >> yeah. i'm really bummed. it was a really good first half and we had a lot of fun going to the game but in the end we couldn't hold it out. >> this is a full day for san francisco police who confiscated thousands of dollars of nfl bootlegged merchandise, which is big business especially during playoff games. and they also posed as fans of both teams hoping to catch
windshields are just part of the problem you will face when the temperatures plummet. john alston is live tonight. john? >> ama, the temperature may be p droing faster tonight -- may be dropping faster tonight than last night. we caught up with one person who was working well past night far to repair the damage from last night's cold snap you have heard about pipes bursting in the freezing cold, this is what happens on your roof. paul brenin was on top of his mother's home doing damage control. >> we find out they are broken when it is late in the day. it is always dark by the time we are fixing them. i have to go to the store and buy the parts and come here and make sure i buy the right parts and then i hope everything works out all right. >> like it or not that's what he is. cutting out the copper piping that burst and saudiering new sections to get the hot water flowing again. >> hopefully it gets done. we will see what happens. worse case i sit here and keep soldering. >> with the low around a 11:00 p.m. and it hit a low of 26 degrees more than seven hours later. who knows how long th
thousands of dollars anyway you do it. abc7 news reporter john alston is live with the story. john? >> city hall is decked out in team colors. they had fewer than 13,000 super bowl tickets. and after a lottery an undisclosed number went to season ticket holders. with the nfc championship game out of the way, the upcoming super bowl has become a tale of two talmadges. joe senior, a season ticket holder for 37 years lucked out today and got the e-mail he was hoping for, a chance to buy two super bowl tickets at face value, $950 a pop. >> but the flights arrangements have been made. the whole thing probably per person will cost about $5,000. >> his son, joe junior, did not get picked by the 49ers in the lottery. >> they do their best. i think they can always do more. but just my having the opportunity to go, the team going to the super bowl, if you are lucky enough to get selected, then that's a plus. >> for fans who didn't get picked in the lottery, on-line tickets are running from $2,000 to more than $6,000 apiece. an entire stadium suite is listed at $140,000. >> what were your thoughts whe
with excited fans, beginning with john alston outside candlestick
in franchise history. >> we do have team coverage tonight as we said. john alston and lillian kim are with fans alert alert but we start with mike shumann who watched the game live in atlanta. was it elation or relief in the niner locker room after this one? >> mike: actually, i think it was a little bit of both. very'slike yet excited but they have one more victory to go. i mentioned earlier, the 49ers are the first anymore nfl history to make it to the super bowl with a second year head coach and
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